Oerlikon Saurer will show energy saving solutions at Techtextil 2011

Kempten

Kempten, (PresseBox) - Techtextil is the most significant global trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and will attract again a specialist public to Frankfurt from 24 to 26 May 2011. Oerlikon Saurer will welcome its visitors in hall 3, booth A03. The Allma Product Line, innovator in twisting and cabling of technical yarns and tire cord, will exhibit its Allma CC3 in the combined version as two-for-one and cabling machine. Innovations and especially energy saving solutions will be the central topics.

Award for energy saving miracle Allma CC4

Energy costs are the greatest cost pool in the entire tire cord cabling process. Therefore experts pay more and more attention to this aspect. At this year's Tire Technology Expo, Allma Product Line received the coveted Tire Technology Award for Innovation and Excellence 2011 for its groundbreaking new development of the Allma CC4. The Allma CC4 is a real energy saving miracle and another milestone in the energy efficiency programme e-save of Oerlikon Saurer.

In fact, the Allma CC4 will revolutionise tire cord cabling in many ways. The machine allows for energy savings of up to 50 percent, depending on the yarn count and spindle type. At the same time, the heat load is reduced by up to 50 percent. On the other side quality is significantly increased due to up to 50 percent less yarn breaks and, in addition, the noise level could be considerably reduced.

Allma CC3 is market leader for safety products

Safety is based on quality and therefore every metre produced is continuously monitored by online sensors. Another important feature of the Allma CC3 is its maximum flexibility. In the combi version, the machine is suitable both for two-for-one twisting and cabling. Yarns can be twisted as single yarns as well as balanced and unbalanced 2-ply and 3-ply yarns on the same machine. Quality, economic efficiency and material flexibility are unbeatable features. The Allma CC3 is the only worldwide accepted cabling and twisting machine for processing rayon and aramid, in addition to PA, PES and PEN. The success story is impressive with more than 1400 machines and over 175,000 spindles producing high quality yarns for satisfied customers all over the world.

Allma TCS for delicate aramid and rayon materials

The Allma TCS success factors are flexibility, economic efficiency and quality. The Allma TCS is the only worldwide accepted two-for-one twisting machine for processing very delicate materials. PA, PES, PP, PE and materials such as aramid, rayon, etc. can be processed in top quality in a range from 235 to 45 000 dtex.

Allma TCS is targeted towards maximum energy saving and enables delivery speeds of up to 350 m/min. Thanks to state-of-the-art technology and high quality components, optimum production quality and reliability are always ensured. Other important features are the optimum yarn path and the assembly-winding unit allowing for twisting and assembling up to 6 threads onto one package.

Ensured Allma customer service

Fast, comprehensive and long-term customer service is a priority of Allma Product Line. This is supported by a worldwide service network offering a wide range of services. The Allma customer service meets all requirements from consulting, erection, individual training and technological support to maintenance and upgrade packages.

About Oerlikon Saurer

Oerlikon Saurer with its product lines Saurer, Allma and Volkmann is a Business Unit in the textile segment of the globally successful technology group OC Oerlikon.The product line Saurer located in Arbon (Switzerland) is the world's leading partner for high-quality shuttle embroidery machines, innovative embroidery software and a wide range of accessories. The product lines Allma (Kempten, Germany) and Volkmann (Krefeld, Germany) are the leading international suppliers of two-for-one twisting machines, cabling machines and ring twisting machines for tire cord, industrial yarns, all staple fibre yarns, carpet yarns and glass filament yarns.

Further information can be found under: www.saurer.oerlikontextile.com

OC Oerlikon Management AG, Pfäffikon

Oerlikon (SIX: OERL) is a leading high-tech industrial group specializing in machine and plant engineering. The Company is a provider of innovative industrial solutions and cutting-edge technologies for textile manufacturing, drive, vacuum, thin film, coating, and advanced nanotechnology. A Swiss company with a tradition going back over 100 years, Oerlikon is a global player with more than 16 500 employees at over 150 locations in 38 countries and sales of CHF 3.6 billion in 2010. The Company invested in 2010 CHF 239 million in R&D, with over 1200 specialists working on future products and services. In most areas, the operative businesses rank either first or second in their respective global markets.

Further information can be found under: www.oerlikon.com

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